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Belgian Congo Photograph Album
SC 842  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Belgian Congo Photograph Album,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1890s-early 1900s
    Collection Number: SC 842
    Extent: .1 linear feet (1 folder)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Vault
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Belgian Congo Photograph Album. SC 842. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    One photograph album containing 80 b/w snapshots, a few with captions identifying individuals, apparently from the Zone de la Mongala (river area) of the Belgian Congo, ca. 1890s to early 1900s. Includes images of local inhabitants and activities such as forest clearing, villages and rural scenes, buildings, paddlewheel steamboat, Belgian missionaries, and other Europeans (presumably Belgians, perhaps company or government officials, and families).